Shari Elessar is a member of the Florida and New York Bars, a former wall street commercial litigator at Cravath, and former in-house counsel managing litigation at multibillion dollar corporations such as Blyth, Inc. and Suffolk Construction, and practiced as General Counsel managing the assets and litigation for a Palm Beach real estate mogul. Shari also spearheaded the growth of ApparelMagic, a B2B cloud software ERP, into national recognition (serving as a full equity partner managing the non-coding operational side, such as sales, marketing, finance, PR and human resources). Her legal expertise includes business, software, consumer products, real estate, construction and employment law. In addition to helping people try to resolve their differences through mediation and alternative dispute resolution, Shari enjoys lecturing at Palm Beach State college, coaching at Nova law school, working with the federal courts in their Civil Discourse outreach program with local teens and volunteering as a guardian ad litem.
In 2019, Shari the recipient of the prestigious Inns of Court local regional cup, as the group leader, recognizing her pupillage group in ethics, professionalism and outreach.
Shari graduated from Cornell University, summa cum laude, studied overseas at Oxford University and earned her legal degree from the University of Chicago law school.